Thanksgiving weather history

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TOLEDO, OH (13abc Action News) – Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and historically the holiday has brought a cornucopia of weather conditions. The average high temperature on Thanksgiving is 45-degrees. Last year was near average with a high of 46 degrees, but 2015 brought lots of warmth with highs in the low 60s. Thanksgiving has been partly to mostly cloudy 6 out of the last 7 years with at least a trace of rain or snow falling. The last time more than 0.05” of an inch of precipitation fell was back in 2010. A few snow flurries fell on Thanksgiving back in 2014 and in 2015. There have only been 4 white Thanksgivings on record in Toledo since 1948. That means there is about a 6% chance of having white on the ground for the holiday. An official white Thanksgiving means an inch or more of snow is on the ground at 7am. In 1970, 1” of snow was on the ground in the morning. In 1985 and 2005, 2” of snow coated the ground. The highest snow depth on record in Toledo on Thanksgiving morning (since 1948) was back in 1975 when 3”stuck to the ground.